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Beauty of Books, Episode 2, Medieval Masterpieces
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directed by Michael Waterhouse, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 29 mins
From philosophy, religion, art, science, politics and the rise of ideologies all the way through to fantastical fictions, books have enabled new ideas to reach eager audiences across the globe. However, they are not simply conveyors of story, knowledge and belief. Some of the most important books in the world are...
directed by Michael Waterhouse, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 29 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2, Medieval Life
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
Richard Taylor uncovers evidence that shows how and why our parish churches came to play such a crucial role in the everyday life of the Middle Ages.
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 29 mins
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Divine Women, Episode 3, The War of the Word
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directed by Ruairi Fallon, fl. 2005; presented by Bettany Hughes, 1968-; produced by Open University and BBC Manchester, in Divine Women, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
Award winning historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes explores the complex attitudes towards women and religion, from 10,000 BC to the present day. If there was a golden age for women in religion, it certainly isn’t the 21st century. The status of women in religion is currently a contentious subject, fr...
directed by Ruairi Fallon, fl. 2005; presented by Bettany Hughes, 1968-; produced by Open University and BBC Manchester, in Divine Women, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
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Lecture 9 - Gilbert Keith Chesterton's Autobiography
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produced by Lara Shackford, fl. 2015; in From Augustine to Chesterton and Beyond: Great Spiritual Autobiographies (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2015, first release 2015), 25 mins
The spiritual life is a profoundly personal matter, and thus spiritual autobiographies reveal the soul itself and our struggles as we ache into holiness. Under the guidance of celebrated literary scholar Dr. Michael W. Higgins, you will explore 14 inspiring writers whose autobiographical works capture their spirit...
produced by Lara Shackford, fl. 2015; in From Augustine to Chesterton and Beyond: Great Spiritual Autobiographies (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2015, first release 2015), 25 mins
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Galileo: Science, Faith, and the Catholic Church
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produced by Lara Shackford, fl. 2015 (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2015), 4 hours 55 mins
Galileo is a touchstone in debates about science and religion, but our preconceptions inevitably color the way we see the issues. In this course, you will explore the historical context and implications of the Galileo affair--the events that culminated in his condemnation by the Roman Catholic Church. By spending...
produced by Lara Shackford, fl. 2015 (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2015), 4 hours 55 mins
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Pilgrimages of Europe, Iona, Scotland
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directed by Joep Krynen; produced by Ruud van Bruegel, in Pilgrimages of Europe (Harrington Park, NJ: Janson Media, 1995), 27 mins
A small island off the western coast of Scotland was of vital importance to the earliest years of the Christianization of England and Northern Europe. An Irish monk named Columba came to Iona in the 6th century to spread the Christian faith. Right up to the present day, many pilgrims have followed and continue to...
directed by Joep Krynen; produced by Ruud van Bruegel, in Pilgrimages of Europe (Harrington Park, NJ: Janson Media, 1995), 27 mins
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Islam in a Cold Climate
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directed by Chris Warren, fl. 2004 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 56 mins
A struggle is underway for the hearts and minds of Britain’s young Muslims. Islam is the fastest growing faith in the UK with around two million followers. Most are ordinary and proud citizens at home in an increasingly multicultural nation. But some young British Muslims are seen as its greatest terror threat ..
directed by Chris Warren, fl. 2004 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 56 mins
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A Message of Peace and Compassion: His Holiness the Dalai Lama UK Visit 2004
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produced by Gill Farrer-Halls, fl. 2011 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2004), 1 hour 35 mins
These films will form part of a unique and ground breaking series of films that will be welcomed the world over not only by those interested in Buddhism but fellow travellers on the road to enlightenment.
produced by Gill Farrer-Halls, fl. 2011 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2004), 1 hour 35 mins
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The Monks of Caldey Island
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produced by Aspect Television (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 53 mins
Have you ever craved a better quality of life? Situated three miles off the coast of Wales, Caldey Island is a sanctuary for those wishing to get away from the trappings of modern life and find a place of peace, solitude and reflection. This is the home to a group of Cistercian monks - their decision to live on th...
produced by Aspect Television (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 53 mins
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The Reformations
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produced by Elizabeth Jordan, fl. 2012 (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2012), 5 hours 1 mins
The very word "reformation" is shrouded in conflict, bringing to mind partisan church politics and the dawn of a modern world vision. But what were the reformations really about? In this course, you will uncover multiple Protestant and Catholic reformations, discovering the political, social, economic, and cultura...
produced by Elizabeth Jordan, fl. 2012 (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2012), 5 hours 1 mins
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